U.S. Senate sends Biden debt limit legislation ahead of Monday default deadline

By: - June 2, 2023 6:00 am
The U.S. Capitol Building on June 01, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 01: The U.S. Capitol Building on June 01, 2023 in Washington, DC. The Senate reached an agreement to vote on 11 amendments to The Fiscal Responsibility Act before voting on passage of the legislation. The legislation was negotiated between the White House and House Republicans to raise the debt ceiling until 2025 and avoid a federal default. The House passed the bill last night with a bipartisan vote of 314-117. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.